High Scorers with Panzers and Paks

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Re: High Scorers with Panzers and Paks

Post by Jan-Hendrik » 11 Jan 2017 07:41

Need a 'Brille' ....

Thanks for adding his first name!

Entry at ww2awards

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Re: High Scorers with Panzers and Paks

Post by Jan-Hendrik » 25 Jan 2017 14:02

Uffz. d.R. Hermann Ott

insgesamt in 12 Monaten bei Abteilung durch Ott vernichtet 53 Pz,58 Pak, zahlreiche andere Geschütze und Waffen, ist jüngster und erfolgreichster Kdt. der Kompanie

Was with 3./PzRgt.35

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Re: High Scorers with Panzers and Paks

Post by Jan-Hendrik » 22 Feb 2017 17:46

What about Artillerie vs. Panzer??

11.9.1943 Fahnenjunker-Unteroffizier der Reserve Schulze vernichtet im indirekten Richten mit 21cm Mörser 18 (schwere Artillerie-Abteilung (mot.) 857) 11 Panzer und 1 Panzer-Spähwagen

Found in:

Uwe Kleinert Geschichte der deutschen Heeresartillerie im II.Weltkrieg, Teil XIV, p.80

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Post by Edward L. Hsiao » 25 Mar 2017 06:11

Gentlemen,

From ww2awards.com. Gefreiter Sebastian Reiser had gotten the Knight's Cross for his feat of destroying 14 Soviet tanks with a light field cannon south of Padziechow during an armoured attack. Reiser is from Artillerie Regiment,297 Infantry Division. I sure there were similar feats like Reiser in using in a artillery cannon in destroying tanks.

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Post by Edward L. Hsiao » 25 Mar 2017 06:32

Gentlemen,

Forgot to add that Sebastian Reiser was awarded the Knight's Cross on October 11,1941.

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Post by Edward L. Hsiao » 09 Apr 2017 06:28

Gentlemen,

Unteroffizier Elsner of Panzerjager Abteilung 88 had destroyed 28 Soviet tanks with his Hornissen (Hornet) anti-tank vehicle. The source is from a book "A Better Comrade You Will Never Find" By Helmut Schiebel. On page 241 of the book,Elsner mentioned his latest 27 and 28 kills respectively.

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Post by Edward L. Hsiao » 13 Apr 2017 06:57

Gentlemen,

Anton Kreuzberg of Pz.Abt.Jag 525 had a score of 36+kills over enemy tanks. Awarded the Knight's Cross on September 21,1944.
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Post by Edward L. Hsiao » 31 Dec 2017 04:14

Gentlemen,

Herbert Fries was the only one I know who was a high scorer on a Pantherturm. Surely there had to be others who excelled in destroying tanks while commanding a Pantherturm. Can you think of any names of others?

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Post by Jan-Hendrik » 14 Jan 2018 10:20

Oberfeldwebel Theodor Hönniger, 3,Kp./PzRgt. 25/ DKiG-Holder, is mentioned in his RK-Vorschlag to have achieved his 59th and 60th tank kill on 23.2.45

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Re: High Scorers with Panzers and Paks

Post by Edward L. Hsiao » 24 Jul 2018 03:06

Anybody knows any 8,8cm gunner aces? I'm sure they are plenty to name.

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Re: High Scorers with Panzers and Paks

Post by Edward L. Hsiao » 24 Jul 2018 23:23

I know one by memory about Emil Berner of the Afrika Korps. He had 42 tank kills by 88mm gun. He served with the Luftwaffe Flak forces.

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Re: High Scorers with Panzers and Paks

Post by Cult Icon » 27 Aug 2018 06:07

Oberscharführer Rudolf Roy (1./SS-Panzerjäger Abteilung 12) with his Panzerjager 39 was credited with 13 tank kills on August 9th,1944 with a 5 day total of 26 tanks and a career total of 36 up to that point. He was recommended for the Knight's Cross for this action.

This makes him in league with the much better known Wittmann and Barkmann in Normandy.

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Re: High Scorers with Panzers and Paks

Post by Michael Kenny » 27 Aug 2018 06:14

Cult Icon wrote:
27 Aug 2018 06:07
This makes him in league with the much better known Wittmann and Barkmann in Normandy.
Both of whom have highly inflated and demonstrably false 'kill claims' for the Normandy period.
There is a moral in there for those that want to find it.
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Re: High Scorers with Panzers and Paks

Post by Cult Icon » 27 Aug 2018 06:20

Yes, that his vehicle was too ugly to get much attention from the proproganda company. Not everyone has to think like you!

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Re: High Scorers with Panzers and Paks

Post by offizier1916 » 27 Aug 2018 14:31

thank you cult icon. didnt know about Roy. Another excellent tank commander with Kills credited never reached and matched by any allied tank crew.
Brilliant. Thank you.
May he rest in peace. With just 24 he was KIA during Ardennenoffensive after surviving the fierce battles in the east and in Normandy.
Never outfought only outnumbered.

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